Taiwan’s CPC Corp plans to restart TDP No 1 unit on 19 Jan

08 January 2014 07:06  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Taiwan's CPC Corp is scheduled to restart its toluene disproportionation (TDP) No 1 unit on 19 January after a brief turnaround, while its aromatics No 7 facility will be shut in February for scheduled maintenance, a company source said on Wednesday.

The TDP No 1 unit was shut from end December 2013, while its TDP No 2 facility at the same site remains idle since November 2013, the source added.

The aromatics No 7 plant, which will be shut down for maintenance on 10 February will be restarted by the end of  March, he said. The No 7 unit was started up in September 2013.

Besides that, CPC owns aromatics No 3, No 5 and No 6 facilities and all the four facilities are currently running at full tilt.

The company’s total benzene production was at 390,000 tonnes/year in 2013.

Author: Ong Sheau Ling

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